Residential care homes arrange for a personal care for seniors. Residential care homes provide a domiciliary care environment with around the clock staffing and personal support. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services provided may include regular dining options, laundry, and transportation. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains specific regulations associated with this kind of facility. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, and Section for Long-Term Care Regulation supervises this type of facility.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a major influence in selecting what community fits best. The rent burden for Lincoln is about 16.4% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Lincoln is around $500 and the median home value for Lincoln is about $78,598.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 53.6% are female and 46.4% are male. The median age of Lincoln is 48 years old. The current population of Lincoln consists of 1,181 people. Lincoln has a population density of 480 people per square mile. Of the population of Lincoln 2.5% have a graduate degree, 6.5% have a college degree, and 45.1% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Lincoln is 97.3% white, 1.4% Asian, 3.7% Hispanic, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.3% mixed race, and 0.7% black. In Lincoln, 10.1% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Lincoln, 27.6% have some form of disability, 25.8% live in poverty, 56.3% participate in the labor force, and 14.7% are widowed.
An overview of Missouri
Missouri is ranked 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. The state of Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.6 and a housing index rating of 70.6.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 37% of Missouri's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,001 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Missouri is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33°F. The average high winter temperature is around 51°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12°F during the month of January. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Missouri
The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of willow, poison ivy, wild grape, and scouring rush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the long-tailed weasel, the red fox, or the silver-haired bat. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.